Predicting the 2017-18 Playoff Seeds

The NBA season kicks off today. There is no better day than the start of the NBA season for basketball fans. With the NBA season comes predictions! We all love to show how smart we are by making predictions and seeing how accurate we are. This column will be predicting the playoff seedings in both the Eastern and Western Conferences. This season will be particular interesting considering the Western Conference will most likely see 2 …

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Triple Double Thursday – October 5th, 2017

Welcome to the new look Hoopscritic website and team. To catch everybody up to speed, let’s tell you about what you can look forward to at Hoopscritic for the 2017-2018 NBA season. We will be releasing our thoughts and writings on a simple blog, accompanied by the Hoopscritic Podcast and new video styled blogs and interviews. All of this couldn’t have come at a better time as the NBA saw arguably the single greatest off …

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Don’t Forget About Us, Other Stars Having Career Years

It’s easy to get lost in story lines of James Harden and Russell Westbrook, the two clear leaders for the MVP award based on their individual accolades this season.  Their numbers are ridiculous and unheard of in today’s NBA, Harden (28.7 ppg, 11.7 ast, 8.3 reb) and Westbrook (30.7 ppg, 10.3 ast, 10.5 reb).  However, there are some other NBA players putting up their own incredible stat lines and dominating the sport that need recognition …

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New Year’s Resolutions: Eastern Conference

The holidays are just passed us as we look towards a new year. This time of year people get really excited for a new beginning or maybe just their next chapter. Well, NBA teams also get excited for the New Year. A new year brings the trade deadline closer, the NFL ending it’s season, the NBA All Star weekend, and the time we all look forward to, the playoffs. Below we will run through new …

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Attacking The Rim Is A Lost Art

Do you remember the first time you fell in love with the NBA?  Was it Julius Erving’s reverse lay up?  Was it Michael Jordan dunking from the free throw line in the Slam Dunk Contest? Was it Baron Davis dunking over Andrei Kirilenko? Or maybe it was as recently as Lebron James having no regard for human life over Kevin Garnett?  The one thing we have in common is there was one particular play where …

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